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  • 06:39 ACTION AGAINST POACHING IN 2016

    ACTION AGAINST POACHING IN 2016

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    Kenya Wildlife Service Director General Kitili Mbathi reflects on some key moments in the fight against poaching in 2016. From Kenya's much-debated ivory burn, to the outcomes of the CITIES conference in Johannesburg, Mbathi reflects on the progress made

  • 02:59 Uganda Boasts Growing Giraffe Population Despite Concerns Of Extinction

    Uganda Boasts Growing Giraffe Population Despite Concerns Of Extinction

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    Giraffes are facing a silent extinction. Only around 90,000 of the long-necked animals still roam the African plains. But despite the latest concerns, conservationists say Ugandan giraffes are thriving -- and even growing in number in their natural habita

  • 01:23 Tanzania To Carry Out Test On Rhino Carcass To Establish Identity

    Tanzania To Carry Out Test On Rhino Carcass To Establish Identity

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    Tanzania will perform DNA tests on a rhino's remains to prove whether or not it is the carcass of one of the country's most famous animals. The Prime Minister has accused officials in the country's parks of selling 'John the Rhino' to make money - but it

  • 02:19 Wildlife Numbers Hugely Impacted In 2016

    Wildlife Numbers Hugely Impacted In 2016

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    Climate change, poaching and deforestation have hugely impacted the animal kingdom in 2016. This year also saw the iconic giraffe added to the IUCN red list of threatened species while conservationists have been battling to save the northern white rhino f

  • 02:00 Uganda On Alert As Numerous Wild Birds Die Along L. Victoria

    Uganda On Alert As Numerous Wild Birds Die Along L. Victoria

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    Scientists in Uganda say there's been an increase in wild birds dying along the shores of Uganda's largest lake Victoria. The country announced the outbreak of the deadly Bird Flu earlier in the week and the East African Region is on alert. CGTN's Michael

  • 01:56 Breeder In Egypt Keeps More Than 100 Wild Animals On His Property

    Breeder In Egypt Keeps More Than 100 Wild Animals On His Property

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    An animal breeder in Egypt has converted his backyard into a zoo. It's a relatively small area. But Mohammed Tolba says it boasts more than a-hundred animals, including lions, snakes, crocodiles and many other wild animals. Adel EL Mahrouky went to take a

  • 03:37 Activists Want South Africa To Halt Exports Of Lions Bred In Captivity

    Activists Want South Africa To Halt Exports Of Lions Bred In Captivity

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    A proposal by South Africa's government to allow the export of 800 lion skeletons has been met with heavy criticism. The lions were bred in captivity. Animal activists are up in arms, saying the move could threaten wild lion populations. They want governm

  • 03:19 Breeding Programme Saving Rare Crocodile In Cote D'Ivoire

    Breeding Programme Saving Rare Crocodile In Cote D'Ivoire

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    Cote d'Ivoire's main zoo, which was nearly obliterated during its 2011 civil war, has become the basis of an unlikely effort to save Africa's most endangered crocodile. This newly-documented species of slender-snouted crocodile was discovered by an Americ

  • 01:39 Tanzanian Court Sentences Couple To 20 Years For Ivory Possession

    Tanzanian Court Sentences Couple To 20 Years For Ivory Possession

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    A Tanzanian court has sentenced a married couple to 20 years in jail each for possessing ivory from nearly 100 poached elephants. More than 60% of Tanzania's elephants were killed in the five years to 2014, but authorities say they are now turning a corne